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The Triumphal Arch

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Nr Leominster, Herefordshire

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This unusual cottage at Berrington Hall has views across the Capability Brown gardens and its parkland. It is situated in one half of the entrance archway, which was designed by Henry Holland, who also designed the main house. The Triumphal Arch was formerly the coachman's home, more recently it was used as a shooting lodge. The cottage has its own private garden and as guests you have access to the gardens and parkland when the house is closed to the public.

The cottage's layout

Ground floor
large sitting room with open-plan kitchen/dining area with wood-burning stove, 1 double bedroom and bathroom with separate shower and a roll top bath.
First floor
two bedrooms (1 double with 5' bed and 1 single)
Visitor notes

Heating: Oil central heating included.

Parking: A parking space is reserved for guests in the main property car park.

Garden: Private garden.

Offers: Holiday cottage guests have free access to Berrington Hall during opening hours, access to the gardens and parkland is allowed at all times.

Guests will benefit from a late Sunday checkout of 12pm.

Please Note: The staircase is open and steep with no stair gate so small children are not to be left unattended.

During the winter the approach to the cottage can become muddy due to the working farm near to the cottage.

Hazards for children

The staircase is open and steep with no stair gate so small children are not to be left unattended.

Cottage details
Sleeps
5
Bedrooms
3
Let starts
Saturday
Min stay
2
Dogs allowed
No
Cottage ref
006013
Acorn rating What's this?
4
Features
  • Open fire / stove
  • Railway Nearby
  • Garden appeal
  • Unique
Facilities
  • Cot/Highchair
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Television
  • Tumble dryer
  • Washing machine
  • Double bed
  • Microwave
  • Radio
  • DVD
  • Fridge
Accessibility
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Nearby

Things to see and do nearby

Herefordshire, Worcestershire and West Midlands
The exterior of The Oast House, Whitbourne, Herefordshire © Mike Henton

Scratch the surface of these special places in Britain and it's hard not to be smitten. They offer panoramic landscapes, bustling market towns and glimpses into a fascinating industrial past. Plus, you're only a short distance away from one of Britain's loveliest National Parks, the Peak District, with its 555 square miles of green spaces, with canals, caves and forests to discover.

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Attractions
  • Leominster
  • Hereford
  • Hampton Court
  • Ludlow
  • various cider orchards and producers
Activities
  • Cycling
  • Walking
  • Bird Watching.
National Trust places to visit
Berrington Hall
Berrington Hall Neo-classical mansion with fine interiors, set in landscape grounds
Croft Castle and Parkland
Croft Castle and Parkland Castellated manor house set in stunning countryside with panoramic views
Brockhampton Estate
Brockhampton Estate Traditionally farmed estate and medieval manor house
The Weir
The Weir Informal 1920s riverside garden with fine views
Cwmmau Farmhouse
Cwmmau Farmhouse Superb early 17th-century 'black and white' farmhouse with stone-tiled roof and vernacular buildings
Wichenford Dovecote
Wichenford Dovecote 17th-century half-timbered dovecote

Reviews

Comments from past visitors

  • Vincent
    • February 2016
    • UK
    Particularly enjoyed...

    Peaceful and cosy.

  • Teran Smith
    • January 2016
    • USA
    Grounds to ourselves!!

    Made enjoyable: Peace and quiet away from roads, noise etc. Felt very special to have the grounds to ourselves for Christmas .

  • Katie Knowles
    • October 2015
    • Wiltshire
    Cosy cottage

    Cosy cottage, nice and clean. Lovely gardens and estate at Berrington to walk round after hours and fabulous opportunity to stargaze! Free WiFi would have been nice

  • N Chard
    • August 2015
    • Sevenoaks
    Made enjoyable...

    Lovely gardens at Berrington Hall, children's playground also much used once public had gone home. It was great that the children could run "free range" across fields and meet nature close up - we saw frogs, newts and bats. All great fun for two children who live in a terrace house in the middle of a town. Being able to book bikes would be GREAT! We just can't fit anything else in or on our car so this would add an extra dimension to our holiday.

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  • VAT, Linen, heating and electricity (except where shown in the cottage details)
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